Waterways of the Broads

A cruising guide to the waterways of the Norfolk Broads with navigation notes, maps and photographs covering the rivers, towns and villages that make up the Norfolk Broads. Each of the Broads rivers is divided up into sections. The guide includes the rivers Bure, Yare, Ant, Thurne, Waveney, Chet and Wensum from the head of navigation downstream to the limit of navigation or it’s confluence with another river.

River Bure

River Bure at Horning

Coltishall Lock to Wroxham

ColtishallBelaugh – Wroxham

Wroxham Broad to Cockshoot Dyke

Wroxham Broad- Hoveton Great Broad – Salhouse Broad – Horning Horning FerryCockshoot Dyke

Cockshoot Dyke to Acle Dyke

Ranworth Ant Mouth – Fleet Dyke South Walsham BroadSt Benets Abbey – Thurne Mouth – Upton Dyke – Acle Bridge – Acle Dyke

Acle Dyke to Great Yarmouth

Stokesby – Stracy Arms – Great Yarmouth

River Ant

River Ant at How Hill

Dilham to Irstead

Dilham – Wayford Bridge –Stalham – Sutton – Barton Turf –Barton Broad – Neatishead

River Ant. Irstead to Ant Mouth

Irstead – How Hill Ludham Bridge

River Thurne

Thurne Mill on the River Thurne

West Somerton to Candle Dyke including Horsey Mere and Hickling Broad

West Somerton – Martham Broad – Martham – Candle Dyke – Heigham Sound – Meadow Dyke – Horsey Mere – Deep-Go Dyke –Catfield Common – Hickling Broad – Hickling

Candle Dyke to Thurne Mouth

Potter Heigham Womack Dyke – Womack Water – Ludham –Thurne Dyke – Thurne


River Wensum & Yare

River Yare

Norwich to Whitlingham

Norwich Cathedral – Pull’s Ferry – Norwich Castle

Whitlingham to Postwick Viaduct

Whitlingham Country Park – Cary’s Meadow – Thorpe St Andrew

Postwick Viaduct to Surlingham Broad

Bramerton Common – Surlingham Ferry – Brundall Pleasure Gardens – Surlingham Broad

Brundall to Langley Dyke

Brundall – Rockland Broad – Rockland St Mary – Buckenham Ferry

Langley Dyke to Reedham Ferry

Langley Dyke – Cantley – Hardly Mill – Hardley Cross – Reedham Ferry

Reedham Ferry to Berney Arms

Reedham – Polkeys Mill – Berney Arms

Berney Arms to Great Yarmouth

Berney Arms – Breydon Water – Great Yarmouth

River Waveney

Geldeston Lock to Burgh St Peter

Geldeston Lock – BecclesBurgh St Peter

Burgh St Peter to Herringfleet

Oulton Broad – Somerleyton – Herringfleet

Herringfleet to Breydon Water

St Olaves – Burgh Castle – Breydon Water

River Chet

Loddon to Hardley Cross

Loddon – Chedgrave Common – Hardley Flood